gomble

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English[edit]

Gomble on Lieutenant John Bortniak, Antarctica, December 1978.

Noun[edit]

gomble (countable and uncountable, plural gombles)

  1. (Antarctica, uncountable) The accretion of snow on hair and fur.
  2. (Antarctica, countable) A ball of snow hanging from hair or fur that has developed through accretion.

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References[edit]

  • Hince, Bernadette (2000) The Antarctic Dictionary, Csiro Publishing, →ISBN